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Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen and Gov. Paul LePage in 2012.
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Why Maine could go 12 months without a permanent education commissioner

AUGUSTA | The Department of Education, one of state government’s two largest departments in terms of consumption of taxpayer dollars, has been without a …
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Welcome to WiFi High: Inside Maine’s first virtual school

SOUTH PORTLAND | Walk into Maine Connections Academy looking for a school and you might think you’ve gotten lost and stepped through the wrong …
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4 places to hunt down your ancestors — and tips for how to do it

It’s time to start planning some ways we can enhance our genealogy skills and find our hidden ancestors. Here are four digital sources that can …

For transgender students, schools craft policies of support

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The eighth-grader fidgeted nervously during an impromptu meeting with the principal of Haven Middle School …

FBI investigating possible Islamic State terrorism plot in US

WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired terrorism plot …

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IF MY COASTER COULD TALK

Marshall Wharf Brewing forced to idle canning operation

Yesterday I heard some noise about Marshall Wharf Brewing Company shutting down their canning operation, I reached out to David Carlson, Owner at Marshall Wharf …

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